Founded in 1924, Sun Yat-Sen University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Guangzhou (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Guangdong. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China, Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 92 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SYSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.